Ms Tania Te Rangingangana Simpson
Tainui, Ngāi Tahu, Ngā Puhi
M.M Māori, B.A Māori, AFInstD
Tania is a Director of Auckland International Airport, Tainui Group Holdings, and Ngai Tahu Tourism. She is a member of the Waitangi Tribunal, the Conservation Authority, the Waitangi National Trust and the Deep South National Science Challenge. Her past directorships include Mercury Energy, Global Women, AgResearch, Landcare Research and Oceania Group and she is an accredited fellow of the NZ Institute of Directors.
In 2014 she published her first book – The Last Maopo; The Life and First World War Sacrifice of Wiremu Maopo. She was made a Commander of the Order of the Taniwha in 2014 and a Commander of the Order of St Lazarus in 2017 for her services to Maori business and community.